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All week at Matthaei Botanical Gardens we’re featuring activities for kids and families. Or just drop by anytime during winter break for a mini-tropical vacation in the conservatory. Free admission!
Tues., Feb. 21, 10 am-noon
Folktales and Fantasy
Listen to a folktale and then create your own legend story collage, complete with items found in nature. $5.00 per child includes activities and materials. Limited class size; preregistration requested.
Wed., Feb. 22, self-guided activities for families
Winter Trek
Come ready to spend a few nature packed hours at Matthaei as you create your own eco-treasure hunt. Explore the trails and look for signs of animals in winter.
Thurs., Feb. 23, 1-2 pm
Papermaking and nature journals
Make beautiful paper from recycled newsprint and explore nature through writing and observations. $5.00 per child includes activities and materials. Limited class size; preregistration requested.
Fri., Feb. 24, 1-2 pm
Fairie Gardens and Troll Houses
Fairies and trolls are visiting! Welcome them by helping us construct fairie dwellings for the Conservatory and the Gaffield Children’s Garden. Also, build a fairie garden and a troll house to coax fairies and trolls into visiting your home. A Winter Adventure Saturday program at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. $5.00 per child includes activities and materials. Limited class size; preregistration requested.
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